Nash, David

Mr. David E. Nash, CPPO, CPPB
Retired Members
9026 NW 44 Court
Sunrise, FL 33351-5336


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David retired as a Chief Warrant Officer Three from the United States Army in 1988 after 20 years of service in inventory management. In 2007, he retired from the City of Fort Lauderdale after 18 years of service in warehousing and procurement. Holding Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Business Administration, David was the last President of the Governmental Purchasing Association of Southeast Florida, successfully leading a merger with the SE Florida Chapter of NIGP in 2001. He was also the President of the Florida Association of Public Procurement Officials in 2006-2007 and was presented with FAPPO’s George H. Wolf Distinguished Service Award in 2010 and FAPPO’s Educator of the Year Award in 2014.

David previously served on the Evaluation Committee for the National Procurement Institute’s Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award. Since creating the online “Question of the Day” in 2007, he has helped more than a thousand procurement professionals prepare for their CPPB and CPPO exams. For this contribution, he was presented with the "Spirit of NIGP Award" at the 2013 Forum. David also serves on a number of committees for FAPPO and his local NIGP chapter, as well as serving NIGP as a Chapter Ambassador for Area 5.

On the Faculty for:

Contract Administration in the Public Sector
Contracting for Public Sector Services
Developing and Managing Requests for Proposals in the Public Sector
Ethics: A Survival Kit for Public Procurement
Introduction to Public Procurement
Legal Aspects of Public Procurement
Protests: Managing Options for Positive Results
Sourcing in the Public Sector
Strategic Procurement Planning in the Public Sector